Baltimore-Washington Conference

About BWC

Washington Area

Bishop LaTrelle Easterling

11711 East Market Place
Fulton, MD 20759

Administrative Secretary:  Joyce King

100 Maryland Ave. NE, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20002 -5611
Phone: 202-546-3186

The Baltimore-Washington Conference is made up of 210,000 members in 702 United Methodist Churches in the Maryland, Washington, D.C. and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.

Our Role and Mission
The role and mission of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church, to the glory of God, is:

  • to be the basic connectional body for evangelization, ministry and mission in covenant with local congregations and the General and Jurisdictional Conferences;
  • to unite the local congregations within its bounds into a basic, ongoing, inclusive body of the church universal under the Lordship of Jesus Christ; and
  • resource and equip local congregations, conference ministries and other expressions of church as communities of disciples of Jesus Christ.

UM-Related Institutions in the Baltimore-Washington Conference

American University (Washington, DC)

Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington, DC)

General Board of Church and Society (Washington, DC)

General Commission on Religion and Race (Washington, DC)

NEJ Multi-Ethnic Center